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Richard G. Polanco

Democratic

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Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1986 Democratic AD-55 15745 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic AD-55 29753 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic AD-55 45813 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic AD-55 29912 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic AD-45 37196 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic SD-22 46613 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic SD-22 65104 Win
 

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 4, 1951 in Los Angeles, CA
Married: Olivia
Children: Richard Jr., Gabriel and Liana

Previous: Student Body President, James A. Garfield High School (Los Angeles)
Previous: Staff, Los Angeles County Supervisor Edmund D. Edelman
Previous: Staff, Assemblyman Richard Alatorre
Previous: Staff, Governor Jerry Brown
1982: Primary Candidate for AD-56 (Lost; 47.8%)
1991-2002: Chair, California Latino Legislative Caucus
1998-2002: Majority Leader, California State Senate
2000: Proponent, Proposition 36 [Drug treatment programs] (Passed; 60.9%)
2009: Political Director, Gil Cedillo for Congress (CD-32SE)

Source: California Legislature Handbook (1989)
Source: California Blue Book (2000)

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